TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule

Penguins patiently awaiting Iginla's arrival in Pittsburgh

TSN.ca Staff
3/29/2013 1:58:05 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

While the Pittsburgh Penguins are waiting for the arrival of their latest big-ticket acquisition - Jarome Iginla - the team's captain is allowing the 35-year-old a grace period before his much-anticipated debut.

Iginla, who was acquired by the Penguins from the Calgary Flames early Thursday morning, is still yet to arrive in Pittsburgh, but that is not bothering Sidney Crosby.

When asked about not knowing when Iginla may arrive, the 25-year-old Crosby was jovial and understanding.

"Whenever he wants," Crosby said with a laugh . "Whenever he wants, whatever he needs, like I said, we're happy to have him."

Crosby has also reached out to Iginla via text message to let him know how excited the team is to have him.

Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said the team hopes to have an update on Jarome Iginla's immigration status at some point Friday afternoon.

The team got some good news on the injury front as well, as goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury practiced after missing time this week with a sore neck. He is expected to be available to the team for its game Saturday against the New York Islanders.

- With files from TSN's Mark Masters

Sidney Crosby (Photo: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)


(Photo: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

Cabbie on TSN.ca

Check out Cabbie's unique take on sports broadcasting and interviewing, poking fun at sports headlines, high-profile athletes and sports personalities. More...

Brendan Shanahan's niece Brenna is an 18-year-old lacrosse player from Mimico, Ontario, who has earned a scholarship to Division 1 Canisius College. More...


TSN 690 - The Montreal Forum - Hall of Famer Larry Robinson

Hall of Fame defenseman and Sharks assistant coach Larry Robinson joined Simon and Sergio to discuss Joe Thornton being removed as Sharks captain.

TSN 690 - The Montreal Forum - Sergio Momesso talks fights

Habs analyst Sergio Momesso spoke about his classic fights against Mark Tinordi and Joey Kocur. An absolute can't miss listen.


Former NHL GM Craig Button joined Conor McKenna to discuss the latest goings-on in the NHL.

More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television